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Maven Books

Reviews about historical, literary, classic, and other fiction.  Miscellaneous book things.

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Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner?: A Story of Women and Economics
Katrine Marcal
Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference
Cordelia Fine
Tales from the Underworld
Hans Fallada

Readers' Night Out

"This was New York’s third monthly silent-reading party. ... Partiers bring whatever books they like, stay as long as they want, and aren’t allowed to speak to the other people in the room."

 

(From The New Yorker Page-Turner Blog, May 24, 2014)